farkakte

Definitions

  • adj. "Lousy, messed up, ridiculous." (JPS)

  • adj. Shitty, full of crap.

Example Sentences

  • "I'm trying not to crash the car on this farkakte highway."

  • "The food was Vakakta"

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • פֿאַרקאַקט farkakt, past participle of פֿאַרקאַקן farkakn '(vulgar) to shit on'

    • Who Uses This

      • Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
      • Non-Jews: (words that have spread outside of Jewish networks)
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).

      Alternative Spellings

      verkakte, farcocked, farkakt, fakakte, fercockded, vercockte, fakakte, vakakte, fakakta, vakakte, fekakte, vekakte, vekakta, fekakte

Notes

  • Can also be used in a very literal sense to refer to one who's needed the bathroom a lot. The Yiddish adjective farkakt takes on endings depending on the number and gender of the noun; Jewish-English "farkakte" generally has -e whenever it precedes a noun.

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